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QD: News Every Day--Hospital staff worried about culture of reporting mistakes

The agency reported the results of its "Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report.". ... It was designed to assess hospital staff opinions about patient safety issues, medical errors, and event reporting.
October 2020

The immeasurable value of continuity of care

She's been my doctor since the summer of 1987, when I was an intern at the hospital. ... She shares her ideas on education, ethics in medicine, health care news and culture.
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Hospital cites regimen to fight fungal meningitis outbreak

QD: News Every Day--Hospital cites regimen to fight fungal meningitis outbreak. ... Staff at a Roanoke hospital outlined how they are treating the outbreak of fungal meningitis using intravenous voriconazole 6 mg/kg every 12 hours, or switching to IV
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Interns skipping the niceties of patient communication

Results appeared online Oct. 12 at the Journal of Hospital Medicine. ... The researchers suggested that internal medicine trainees may not do the little things that ease patients’ time in the hospital because their teachers don’t either.
October 2020

What the Northeast's snow preparedness can teach hospitals in winter

having for certain medical specialties such as Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine a special winter schedule that includes extra available physicians, made well in advance (not at the last minute),. • ... His other clinical interests include
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--When mediating malpractice, include the doctor, study suggests

Change will require medical leaders, hospital administrators, and malpractice insurers to temper their suspicion of the tort system sufficiently to approach medical errors and adverse events as learning opportunities, and to
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Opioid-related adverse events cost hospitals $1,000, add one day to stays

Opioid-related adverse events (ORAEs) are associated with more than a $1,000 increase in hospitalization costs and more than a day increase in length of hospital stay, reports a
October 2020

Colonized patients (but not infected patients) contaminate the hospital environment

Colonized patients (but not infected patients) contaminate the hospital environment. There is a continuous debate in infection control about whether to actively screen patients for multidrug resistant organisms (MDRO) colonization and ... In part to
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--5 steps for preventing provider fatigue

Health care facilities should take five steps to ensure staff aren't becoming sleep fatigued, according to a Sentinel Event Alert from The ...
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Patients prefer doctors, deserve to know who's treating them

Patients in the emergency room would rather wait for a doctor than be treated by a nurse practitioner or physician assistant, a survey found...
October 2020

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